Wat is de rol van technologie bij het realiseren van SDG6 'Access to Safe Water'? "Since water is one of the most critical issues facing the world today, we should deploy all technological advances we have made - in the right way, in the right context, for real people - in order to find local solutions". TU Delft Conference, 25-26 november 2019 in Delft.

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The Role of Technology

Reaching SDG 6.1 'Access to safe water'

Pre-event to generate input for the IWA Water and Development Congress & Exhibition 2019 in Colombo (Sri Lanka), with the aim to address the role of technology in reaching Sustainable Development Goal 6.1.

The scope of the conference is to discuss the role that technological advances in water treatment, sensoring, crowd sensing and computational models can play in this digital era. Explicitly addressing the challenging context in the Global South, in order to identify local solutions.

Keynote speakers

  • Dr. Silver Mugisha, Managing Director of the National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) in Uganda
  • Dr. Marco Schouten, CEO of Vitens Evides International (VEI) in The Netherlands
  • Dr. Mohammed Hossain from Bangladesh, UNICEF consultant and Winner of the TU Delft Global Drinking Water Best Paper Award 2019

Details and program
TU Delft | The Role of Technology


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